University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, United States
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Overview of University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

About this school

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, founded in 1965, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 700-acre campus is located in Green Bay, about 125 miles north of Milwaukee.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,758
    • Men:2,246 (33.2%)
    • Women:4,512 (66.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2420 Nicolet Drive
City, State, Zip
Green Bay, WI  54311-7001
Phone
(920) 465-2111
Fax
(920) 465-2032
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
92% of 2,126 applicants were admitted
Women
93% of 1,418 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 708 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
990 (50%) of 1,966 admitted students enrolled
Women
659 (50%) of 1,318 admitted students enrolled
Men
331 (51%) of 648 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.33
375 And Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
56%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,878|Out-of-state: $15,728
  • Room & Board: - $7,306 (63.774441340782126%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (6.983240223463687%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,350 (29.24231843575419%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Wisconsin - Green Bay accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003899
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
841 (92.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
578 (68.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
578 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
214 (37.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$9,325
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 460 (79.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,092
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 438 (75.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,230
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 19 (3.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
43 (4.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,379

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,443 (86.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,573 (74.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,573 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,045 (40.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$9,497
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,018 (78.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,974
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,865 (72.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,971
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 118 (4.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
119 (3.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,581

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$22,664
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Health Fields, Humanities, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Public Servants, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


185

Part-Time Faculty


123

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


52%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 21% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 12% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 46% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
361,102

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
550
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Wisconsin - Green Bay provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


24.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


46.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (44)


  • Accounting
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • History, General
  • Human Biology
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, nursing, social work

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sustainability Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


104,779

Nearest Metropolitan Area


700 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Milwaukee

Weather


Temperature
5.8 average low in January, 75.5 average high in September
Rain
121 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in Green Bay
Nearest Bus Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Green Bay
Nearest Train Station
110 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


33% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


67%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Phoenix
School Colors
Green, red, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Skiing (Cross-Country)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Skiing (Cross-Country)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cheerleading, football, golf, racquetball, sailing, skiing (cross-country), soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Wisconsin - Green Bay offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, good times, psychology and human development club, student ambassadors, residence hall apartment association, student government association

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,009

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,758
Women
4,512
Men
2,246

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.2% Asian
  • 1.8% Black/African-American
  • 4.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 86.3% White
  • 0.1% Unknown

International Students


1.1% from 38 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


272

Student Resources

Study resources